Reading Minds: The Rhetoric of Consciousness

PWR 1WG - Fall 2018 - Instructor: Goldberg, W.

A guide to resources for PWR 1WG: Reading Minds: The Rhetoric of Consciousness

Background/Reference Sources

Use these sources to help you pick a topic and to provide context to your research based argument.

3rd edition.
Green Library » Stacks » BF311 .B534 2018
Green Library » Stacks » B105 .C477 R68 2018
Green Library » Stacks » BF311 .R3954 2018
Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2008.
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Online reference source, includes sections on; impaired consciouness. Delirium. Stupor and coma. Herniation syndromes. Vegetative and minimally conscious states. Brain death.  Metabolic encephalopathies. Nutritional encephalopathies. Intoxications and poisoning. Anoxic-ischemic encephalopathy and stroke. Inflammatory disorders and infections. Trauma. Seizures. Neoplasia and coma. Transplantation and coma. Pregnancy and coma. Psychogenic unresponsiveness and pseudoseizures. Management and ethcial issues: Impaired consciousness in the emergency room. Impaired consciousness in medical and surgical ICUs. 
2nd ed. Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, c2013.
Green Library » Stacks » BF121 .H213 2013 V.1
Also available online. Click on the Online link for the digital edition.  See the Chapter on Consciousness.
3rd ed. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, c2009.
Green Library » Information Center » BF724 .H33 2009 V.1
London ; Burlington, MA : Academic Press, c2010.
Science Library (Li and Ma) » Stacks » QP360 .E52 2010 V.1
Green Library » Stacks » B808.9 .G458 2017
[2nd edn].
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Electronic Searcheable Handbook with chapters on: Consciousness in Infants; Animal Consciousness. Normal and Abnormal States of Consciousness. Altered States of Consciousness: Drug Induced States.  Split-Brain Cases. Coming Together: the Unity of Conscious Experience. Quantum Mechanical Theories of Consciousness. Neurobiological Framework for Consciousness. Neuroscience of Free Will. Eastern Methods for Investigating Mind and Consciousness.
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Oxford : Academic Press, 2014.
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Selected Searchworks Subject Terms

Suggested Databases

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[Bethesda, Md.] : Cambridge Scientific Abstracts
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Washington, D.C. : American Psychological Association,
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[Evanston, Ill.] : American Theological Association, [Ipswich, Mass.] : EBSCO Information Services
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[New York] : Elsevier, 2004-
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the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 18,500 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.

Citations and Bibliographic Management

Searchworks and many other databases you will use allow you to get a simple citation by using a "CiteThis" feature or gather more information by using a Send to/Export feature to send records to bibliographic management tools such as Refworks or EndNote.  You can also use resources such as Zotero or Mendeley to gather information including citations.  For more on these, see the guide to Bibliography Management.

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